Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Sydney

JNB — SYD
Aug 16 — Aug 231
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The best prices from Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in September or November, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to SYD flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.

JNB - SYD

Price

R1 060 - R1 376

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

SYD

Rainfall

50 - 130 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip fromR17 371From Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way fromR11 799One-way flight from Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Sydney?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Sydney?

To save up to 36% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johannesburg to Sydney from R23 156 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R26 794 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R20 000 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R14 503. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney (JNB - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Sydney in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Johannesburg to SYD flights in August, September
Sep 7 - Oct 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

22h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

41h 25m
R22 730

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 13 - Oct 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

43h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

43h 40m
R22 992

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 13 - Oct 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

43h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

43h 40m
R23 140

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Johannesburg to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Johannesburg found for this year
Nov 23 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

43h 30m
R14 765

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Oct 31 - Jan 30
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

43h 30m
R14 847

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 2 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 10m
R14 897

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Johannesburg to Sydney

Nov 23 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

43h 30m
R14 765

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Oct 31 - Jan 30
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

43h 30m
R14 847

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 2 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 10m
R14 897

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Johannesburg to Sydney

Nov 15 - Feb 14
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R16 912

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Nov 15 - Feb 14
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 50m
R17 076

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Nov 5 - Nov 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R17 109

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Direct flights to Sydney from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Sydney direct flight deals
Nov 5 - Nov 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R21 075

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Nov 5 - Nov 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R21 173

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 5 - Nov 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R21 435

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
Aug 20 - Sep 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

56h 20m
R33 153

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 20 - Sep 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

44h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

56h 20m
R33 333

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 18 - Aug 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

31h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 15m
R33 366

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

One-way flights to Sydney from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Sydney
Oct 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

36h 00m
R10 259

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

47h 35m
R10 603

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 10m
R10 767

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Sydney flights.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Sydney, Australia flights?

The number of airports available to serve flights from Johannesburg to Sydney are limited in quantity. The only airport available to fly from Johannesburg is O.R. Tambo International Airport, which is a major international airport located in Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa. While in Sydney there is also just one airport that will accept flights from Johannesburg and that is Sydney Airport, which is the busiest airport located in Australia. Due to the limited amount of airports, it will also add on queue times at busy airports for things such as security and baggage check-in.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Sydney, Australia?

Airlines that fly directly from Johannesburg to Sydney are numerous, with the ones that offer the most being Qantas, Cathay Pacific, and Singapore Airlines. Though out of the three airlines, Cathay Pacific offers the most available flights from Johannesburg to Sydney, Australia with the prices varying depending on the dates chosen for the flight, the speed of the flight, and the airline.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Sydney, Australia?

Stopover options for flights from Johannesburg to Sydney can vary on the airline chosen. Some airlines will fly nonstop to Australia, while others require a stopover in various locations. Some locations for stopovers include Perth Airport, Hong Kong International Airport, and Adelaide Airport. Flights from Johannesburg to Sydney all vary from 12h 55m-29h 23m depending on the airline chosen, the number of stopovers, and the dates.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney, Australia?

If you intend to travel from Johannesburg to Sydney, you will need a visa in order to visit Australia. All nationalities, other than New Zealand passport holders, need to apply for a visa in order to fly to Australia. There is the ability to apply for a visa if you have a South African Passport online, which means you will also be required to have a passport in order to get the visa. A visa will be required prior to your arrival in Australia.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from Johannesburg?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Johannesburg to Sydney. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kingsford Smith from Johannesburg; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 10 airlines have flights to the Sydney airport from Johannesburg. It is only a 7,5 km journey from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Sydney’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R14 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R14 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just R14 765, but on average you can expect to pay R16 421.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R21 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Sydney under R21 100. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Sydney is less than R23 812.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R33 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than R33 200.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Sydney flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 8 742 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Sydney round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to Sydney is Etihad Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R14 765 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Singapore Airlines and Qantas Airways, starting at R16 339 and R16 912 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R10 259. Users have also found prices from R10 767 and R14 061 on Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Sydney?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Sydney are British Airways, Air China and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Sydney?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Sydney? While on average our users pay R30 349, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R10 131. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around R14 765.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
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Durban to Sydneyfrom R26 527 pp

Top 8 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
South AfricanCheapestR13 366AverageR22 377FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapestR14 068AverageR19 055FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR14 510AverageR16 841FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapestR14 992AverageR19 339FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapestR15 266AverageR22 364FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapestR16 632AverageR20 493FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapestR18 160AverageR49 549FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapestR21 814AverageR26 799FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Sydney

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Weekly flight availability from Johannesburg to Sydney

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Sydney
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